Politics and ESG endanger public pension plans and workers’ retirements

In Politics by Michael Rae

Arguments about activist investing are currently generating a lot of headlines. These debates and policies include some calling for a commitment to invest in securities and funds that meet certain environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ideals or standards while others call for laws and investments that expressly shun these screens and have anti-ESG sentiments.

These trends are becoming more prevalent, both in the choices individuals make with their own investments and the policies implemented by institutional investors and public pension systems.

Since ESG debates and activist investing look to be a significant subject of contention for the foreseeable future, it is essential

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